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U.S. SWIMMER RYAN MURPHY'S COMMENTS ABOUT DOPING PUTS RUSSIA ON THE DEFENSIVE

U.S. swimmer Ryan Murphy's comments about doping, which came after he lost to a Russian in the 200-meter backstroke, prompt ROC social...

CLIPPERS FUTURE? LAWRENCE FRANK TALKS KAWHI LEONARD, REBUILDING ROSTER

The Clippers added three young players in the NBA draft Thursday, and the team's top executive says retaining Kawhi Leonard and other...

 
 
 

FOR U.S. VOLLEYBALL COACH JOHN SPERAW, PRESSURE COMES WITH FORGING IDENTITY

Like the players he coaches, John Speraw, who guides both the U.S. men's national volleyball and UCLA teams, isn't immune from pressure.

FOR DORIAN THOMPSON-ROBINSON, RETURNING TO UCLA WAS A CHANCE TO FEAST ON SUCCESS

After a 3-4 season in which he missed time because of COVID-19, Bruins quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson returns to try and leave...

 
 
 

U.S. WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAM EDGES NETHERLANDS ON PENALTY KICKS TO ADVANCE AT OLYMPICS

Megan Rapinoe scores the decisive goal in penalty kick shootout as the U.S. women's soccer team survives to defeat the Netherlands...

U.S. BEGINS QUEST FOR BASEBALL GOLD WITH 8-1 WIN OVER ISRAEL

The U.S., looking for its first Olympic gold medal in baseball since 2000, opened with an 8-1 win over Israel on Friday at the Tokyo...

 
 
 

BEST PHOTOS FROM DAY 8 AT TOKYO OLYMPICS

U,S. women edge the Netherlands, Lilly Kings earns another medal and more great shots from the Tokyo Olympics

LAFC SENDS FORWARD COREY BAIRD TO THE DYNAMO FOR CASH AND INTERNATIONAL ROSTER SPOT

LAFC makes its second trade in a week, sending Corey Baird to the Houston Dynamo for $750,000 in general allocation money and a 2022...

 
 
 

DODGERS' TRADE FOR MAX SCHERZER AND TREA TURNER IS COMPLETE

The Dodgers finalize a deal that will bring them Cy Young winner Max Scherzer and All-Star shortstop Trea Turner from the Washington...

PLASCHKE: BRINGING IN MAX SCHERZER AND TREA TURNER IS ANDREW FRIEDMAN'S LATEST MAGIC MOMENT

Just when it looked like a division rival would make the biggest splash at the trade deadline, Andrew Friedman of the Dodgers came...

 
 
 

PATRICK SANDOVAL FLIRTS WITH NO-HITTER IN ANGELS' WIN AS HIS TRANSFORMATION CONTINUES

Patrick Sandoval, 24, lost a no-hit bid in the ninth inning but led the Angels to a 2-1 victory at Minnesota and continued his upward...

CHASE KALISZ TAKES OVER FOR MICHAEL PHELPS AS U.S. HAS STRONG FIRST DAY

Chase Kalisz wins the first U.S. medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games, earning gold in the men's 400-meter individual medley. Jay Litherland...

 
 
 

KENLEY JANSEN REVEALS SECRET TO SNAPPING OUT OF SKID AFTER SAVING DODGERS' 1-0 WIN

The Dodgers' Kenley Jansen closed out a 1-0 win over the Rockies in a bounce-back effort by the bullpen after he'd blown three straight...

PHOTOS: BEST IMAGES FROM DAY 2 OF TOKYO OLYMPICS

Best photos from the Tokyo Olympics, including judo and gymnastics.

 
 
 

LAUSD ATHLETES CONTINUE TO FACE CHALLENGES WITH CONFLICTING COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

Even if vaccinated, LAUSD athletes will be required to undergo weekly testing while other students are not required to do so for classroom...

JAPAN WINS ITS FIRST GOLD OF THE GAMES IN JUDO ON HALLOWED GROUND

Naohisa Takato earned Japan its first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics in the men's judo lightweight division at the historic Budokan...

 
 
 

COLUMN: U.S. MEN'S GYMNASTICS TEAM STUMBLES BUT QUALIFIES FOR MEDAL COMPETITION

The American men stumbled early in gymnastics qualifying but steadied themselves to make a solid recovery in advancing in team and...

U.S. WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAM TURNS ON SWITCH AGAINST NEW ZEALAND, MUST KEEP IT ON

The U.S. women answer their wakeup call with a resounding 6-1 victory over New Zealand and are now 1-1 in soccer group play at the...

 
 
 

TOP GIRLS' BASKETBALL PLAYER JUJU WATKINS LEAVES WINDWARD FOR SIERRA CANYON

Juju Watkins, the nation's top girls' basketball prospect from class of 2023, has enrolled at Sierra Canyon.

WNBA STARS HELPING FUEL 3-ON-3 BASKETBALL'S GOLDEN MOMENT IN OLYMPICS

Olympic 3-on-3 basketball teams are made up of WNBA players who are managing to make an impact in Tokyo despite it being a much different...

 
 
 



Duckworth scores hard-fought win in Olympic Games debut

Duckworth scores hard-fought win in Olympic Games debut

Australian James Duckworth is through to the second round in the men's singles competition at the Tokyo 2020... Read more ...

Alex Bono comes up big as Toronto FC holds on to defeat Chicago Fire

Alex Bono comes up big as Toronto FC holds on to defeat Chicago Fire

Alex Bono stood tall in goal and Toronto FC got goals from Yeferson Soteldo and Nick DeLeon, hanging on for a 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire on Saturday that extended its... Read more ...

C.J. Sapong scores two goals early in Nashville SC's shutout win vs. FC...

C.J. Sapong scores two goals early in Nashville SC's shutout win vs. FC Cincinnati, 3-0

Nashville SC defeated FC Cincinnati, 3-0, thanks to goals from C.J. Sapong and Randall Leal in the 13th, 35th, and 57th minute. Nashville extends its unbeaten home streak to 12... Read more ...

Mexico dominates Honduras, 3-0, moves into semis with another clean sheet

Mexico dominates Honduras, 3-0, moves into semis with another clean sheet

Mexico remained unscored upon during the Gold Cup in a convincing 3-0 win over Honduras. Jonathan dos Santos, Rogelio Funes Mori, and Orbelin Pineda all scored thrilling goals... Read more ...

Draft Weekend Recap with Kings GM Rob Blake

Draft Weekend Recap with Kings GM Rob Blake

Thoughts from LA Kings GM Rob Blake, covering a myriad of topics, including the 2021 NHL Draft, pending contracts, trades, and more... On what was happening at the Kings Draft... Read more ...

Chicago Fire lose to Toronto FC, 2-1, despite putting up 12 shots on goal

Chicago Fire lose to Toronto FC, 2-1, despite putting up 12 shots on goal

The Chicago Fire put up 12 shots on goal, while Toronto FC put up three but still lost the match by a score of 2-1. Read more ...

Zarek Valentin's own goal costs Houston win over San Jose in 1-1 draw

Zarek Valentin's own goal costs Houston win over San Jose in 1-1 draw

The Houston Astros and San Jose Earthquakes played to a 1-1 draw, thanks to Zarek Valentin's own goal in the 45th minute. San Jose is now winless in its past 11 matches. Read more ...

Real Salt Lake cruises past Colorado Rapids, 3-0

Real Salt Lake cruises past Colorado Rapids, 3-0

Real Salt Lake dominated the Colorado Rapids, 3-0, Saturday night thanks to an own goal and Bobby Wood and Rubio Rubin goals. Read more ...

Arsenal transfer boost as club chief confirms midfielder is seeking a summer...

Arsenal transfer boost as club chief confirms midfielder is seeking a summer move

Arsenal have reportedly been given a huge boost in their hunt for a new midfielder as it looks like Denis Zakaria could be on the move this summer. The Gunners are being tipped... Read more ...

Bryson DeChambeau out of Tokyo Olympics golf after positive COVID-19 test

Bryson DeChambeau out of Tokyo Olympics golf after positive COVID-19 test

Patrick Reed will represent the USA in his place. Read more ...